Ramp Beef Stir Fry

Last week, I discussed the awesomeness of ramps. So, here is a recipe to utilize those delicious ramps!

Make this recipe soon. The ramp season doesn’t last long.

If you want to make this outside ramp season, you can always substitute in regular leeks (or even green onions or shallots-or a combo of them). You will just add other leafy greens (spinach, chard, collards or kale) instead of ramp leaves during that part of the recipe.

rampbeefstirfry

You will need beef, ramps, garlic, tamari, a bell pepper and some mushrooms.

ingredients stir fry

First, chop of the ramps. To do this, you cut the leaf part away from the bulbs. Set the leaves aside for later. Cut the roots off of the ramps, then dice up the ramp bulbs and stems into small pieces.

ramps1

Saute the ramps and garlic in coconut oil for a minute or two. I personally love garlic, so I put more garlic in recipes than maybe the normal person will like. So, if you don’t like garlic, you can either cut down the garlic or omit it completely. 

sauteed ramps

Once you smell the aroma of the ramps, add the bell pepper. Saute about 3-4 minutes.

yellow bell peppers

Add the butter and tamari. Once butter melts, add the mushrooms to the pan and saute for a minute or two. Push ingredients to the side of the pan.

butter tamari

Season the beef strips with salt and pepper. Add the strips of beef to the middle of the pan. Brown both sides of the beef.

beef in stir fry

Ones the beef is brown on both sides, add the water. Bring to a boil, then turn to a simmer.

water in stir fry

Cut of the leaves of the ramps and stir the pan.

ramp leaves

Once the leaves are slightly wilted, your stir fry is ready! Enjoy over rice.

finished ramps 2

Ramp Beef Stir Fry
Serves 4
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Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
20 min
Total Time
30 min
Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
20 min
Total Time
30 min
Ingredients
  1. 1 lb grass fed beef tenderloin, cut into strips
  2. 1 bunch of ramps
  3. 1 yellow bell pepper (or any color), diced
  4. 10 Crimini mushrooms, chopped
  5. 2 cloves of garlic
  6. 3 tablespoons of tamari (or more to your taste)
  7. 2 tablespoons of coconut oil
  8. 2 tablespoons butter
  9. 1/3 cup of water
  10. Salt & Pepper to taste
Instructions
  1. Chop of the ramps. To do this, you cut the leaf part away from the bulbs. Set the leaves aside for later. Cut the roots off of the ramps, then dice up the ramp bulbs and stems into small pieces.
  2. Saute the ramps and garlic in coconut oil for a minute or two.
  3. Once you smell the aroma of the ramps, add the bell pepper. Saute about 3-4 minutes.
  4. Add the butter and tamari. Once butter melts, add the mushrooms to the pan and saute for a minute or two. Push ingredients to the side of the pan.
  5. Season the beef strips with salt and pepper. Add the strips of beef to the middle of the pan. Brown both sides of the beef.
  6. Ones the beef is brown on both sides, add the water. Bring to a boil, then turn to a simmer.
  7. Cut of the leaves of the ramps and stir the pan.
  8. Once the leaves are slightly wilted, your stir fry is ready! Enjoy over rice.
Notes
  1. I love garlic, but if you don't either omit or only use one clove.
  2. You can alter the amount of water if you want thinner or thicker sauce. If you add too much, just add a little bit of flour to thicken the sauce back up.
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